noun, plural im·pos·si·bil·i·ties for 2.
Origin of impossibility
Related Words for impossibilityfutility, failure, difficulty, contrariety, impracticality, unlikelihood, unreasonableness, unattainability
Examples from the Web for impossibility
Contemporary Examples of impossibility
The smartest book ever written about the impossibility of direct communication.Wayne Koestenbaum’s Book Bag: The Best of the ’80s
August 13, 2013
But Huckabee is an impossibility because he and Romney don't like each other.And Speaking of Unfavorable Views of Romney...
August 6, 2012
But you can write a fantastic novel about the impossibility of writing about the Holocaust.Father’s Day 2012 Gift Ideas: 13 Best Books for Dad
The Daily Beast
June 14, 2012
The main reasons were the relief of the end of the war and also the impossibility to fathom the disaster.Claude Lanzmann on 'Shoah', His Memoir, and the Banality of Evil
June 11, 2012
While Justice Stephen Breyer dismissed this as an impossibility, other justices were not reassured.Supreme Court Finishes Hearing Health-Care Law Arguments
March 28, 2012
Historical Examples of impossibility
By day it was dangerous enough; by night it was almost an impossibility.The Slave Of The Lamp
Henry Seton Merriman
I did not, at least I tried not to expect such an impossibility.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
For what the first sentence seemed to give was next thing to an impossibility.
That impossibility is precisely the almost universal expectation.
To the healthy, walking is a pleasure; to the sick, a burden, if not an impossibility.The Ministry of Intercession